November 21, 2014 - Industry News
Ford's redesigned 2015 F-150 pickup truck was named the 2014 Fleet Truck of the Year by fleet managers from across all industries and fleet sizes.
Tags: Ford F-150, Fleet Truck of the Year, Ford, Awards, 2015-MY
Ford has increased the fuel efficiency of its 2015 F-150 by up to 29 percent with a lighter-weight aluminum body, pushing highway mpg for a gasoline-powered pickup to 26 mpg.
Tags: Ford F-150, Full-Size Pickups, Fuel Economy, Ford, Aluminum, 2015-MY
November 20, 2014 - Industry News
For 2016, Ford has updated the Explorer mid-size SUV by giving it a more rugged look than the previous model and adding a new 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine to replace the former base 2.0-liter engine.
Tags: Ford Explorer, EcoBoost, Ford, Mid-Size SUVs, L.A. Auto Show, Mid-Cycle Refresh, Engines
November 19, 2014 - Industry News
If Takata and automakers don’t quickly agree to expand recalls on a nationwide scale, NHTSA vows to use its statutory powers to ensure the defective air bag inflators are replaced.
Tags: Vehicle Safety, Recalls, Takata, Air Bags, NHTSA, Ford, Honda, Chrysler, Mazda, BMW
November 18, 2014 - Industry News
Ford has issued a safety compliance recall for approximately 65,000 2014-2015 Fusion vehicles in North America for a programming issue in the instrument cluster.
Tags: Ford, Ford Fusion, Vehicle Recalls, 2014-MY, 2015-MY, Ford Fusion Energi
November 15, 2014 - Industry News
The vehicle safety invention was on display as part of the Innovation Festival, held by the Smithsonian and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Tags: Ford, Smithsonian, Inflatable Seat Belt, Vehicle Safety Technology
November 14, 2014 - Industry News
Ford has sold the 7-millionth Explorer mid-size SUV as it gets ready to introduce a redesigned version that will enter the vehicle's sixth generation at the Los Angeles Auto Show.
Tags: Ford Explorer, L.A. Auto Show, Mid-Size SUVs, Ford
November 7, 2014 - Global News
Ford Motor Co. has elevated Jim Farley to lead the company's Europe, Middle East, and Africa operations among other senior management changes.
Tags: Ford, Automotive Executives, C-Suite, Promotions, Retirement
November 4, 2014 - Industry News
The automaker issues five separate recalls affecting more than 202,000 vehicles in North America.
Tags: Ford F-150, Lincoln, Ford Transit Connect, 2011-MY, Recalls, Ford Crown Victoria, Ford, Ford Transit, 2014-MY, 2015-MY, Ford Flex, Lincoln Town Car
October 29, 2014 - Industry News
The 2016 Explorer will reach showrooms next year with a new look, added capability and additional driver-assist technology, according to Ford.
Tags: Ford Explorer, Ford, L.A. Auto Show, Mid-Size SUVs, 2016-MY
Ford is recalling 204,448 Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX SUVs in North American states that use road salt for snow and ice removal. Potential fuel leaks can arise from corrosion.
Tags: Lincoln, Corrosion, Recalls, 2008-MY, 2007-MY, Ford, Ford Edge, Mid-Size SUVs
October 28, 2014 - Industry News
Ford's 2015 Transit full-size cargo van with a Class 3 chassis expands the payload and towing capability of the van without the need for a cutaway or chassis cab model.
Tags: Ford, Ford Transit, Full-Size Vans, Class 3, Cargo Vans, Diesel Engines
October 23, 2014 - Industry News
Ford will offer a new driver-assist system that will reduce the severity or eliminate some frontal collisions between its vehicles and pedestrians, the company announced.
Tags: Safety Technology, Pedestrian Safety, Ford, Ford Mondeo
October 22, 2014 - Industry News
Defective air bag inflators pose a safety hazard in more than 7 million vehicles in the 2000-2008 model years, the federal agency warns.
Tags: Toyota, BMW, Subaru, Honda, Nissan, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Chrysler, Recalls, Takata, Ford, General Motors, Air Bags, NHTSA
October 16, 2014 - Product News
Ford is introducing a cargo management system and LED box lights on its 2015 F-150 pickup, as well as several new options.
Tags: Ford F-150, Light-Duty Trucks, Payload, Ford, Cargo Storage
October 15, 2014 - Industry News
The Electric Power Research Institute is coordinating a test with eight global automakers of an advanced software platform that would allow plug-in electric vehicles to communicate to utilities via the cloud when charging is complete.
Tags: Ford, Cloud-Based Technology, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Smart Grid
October 13, 2014 - Industry News
Ford Motor Co. has added 850 jobs to its Ford Rouge Center in Dearborn, Mich., to build the 2015 F-150 pickup truck, the company has announced.
Tags: Ford, Ford F-150, Vehicle Production, Light-Duty Trucks
October 6, 2014 - Industry News
The recall, which began in September, addresses a faulty fuel delivery module at risk for cracking.
Tags: Ford Escape, Ford Focus, Lincoln, Recalls, Ford, 2014-MY, 2015-MY, Compact SUVs, NHTSA, Lincoln MKC
October 2, 2014 - Industry News
The problem is linked to defective fuel filters for the Cummins-manufactured engines.
Tags: Recalls, Ford, Ford F-650, Ford F-750, 2015-MY, NHTSA, Cummins, Medium-Duty Trucks
September 29, 2014 - Industry News
Ford will incorporate high-strength aluminum alloys into the body of its next-generation Super Duty truck lineup, Ford's new CEO announced Sept. 29 while presenting the company's global growth goals.
Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, Ford, Aluminum, Ford Super Duty
Ford has released the full towing and payload specifications for all four engine offerings of its 2015 F-150 pickup, claiming its revamped truck with added aluminum components offers leading towing and payload capabilities while shedding weight.
Tags: Ford F-150, Pickup Trucks, Light-Duty Trucks, Ford
Houston-based Nat G CNG Solutions has been selected to join Ford's Qualified Vehicle Modifier (QVM) program to provide fleets natural gas versions of Ford trucks and vans, the company has announced.
Tags: Ford, Nat G CNG Solutions, Vehicle Modifiers
September 26, 2014 - Industry News
The recall impacts 2013-2014 model-year Ford C-MAX, Fusion, Escape and Lincoln MKZ vehicles in North America.
Tags: Ford Escape, Lincoln, Ford Fusion, Lincoln MKZ, Recalls, 2013-MY, Ford, Ford C-Max, 2014-MY
September 25, 2014 - Industry News
Ford has added a second shift at its Kansas City Assembly Plant to meet the demand for its 2015 Transit full-size van, Ford has announced.
Tags: Vehicle Production, Ford, Ford Transit
September 22, 2014 - Global News
Ford will begin offering a dealer-installed telematics option for its commercial vehicles in Europe in the fourth quarter under a partnership with Telogis announced by the two companies.
Tags: Ford, Telogis, Dealers, Vehicle Options
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